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  • Tea Act
    926 words
    The Boston Tea Party was the key-event for the Revolutionary War. With this act, the colonists started the violent part of the revolution. It was the first try of the colonists, to rebel with violence against their own government. The following events were created by the snowball effect. There, all the colonists realized the first time, which they were treated wrong by the British government. It was an important step towards the independence dream, which was resting in the head of each colonist....
  • 342 Tea Chests Into The Boston Harbor
    847 words
    Fellow countrymen, we cannot afford to give a single inch! If we retreat now, everything we have done becomes useless! If Hutchinson will not send tea back to England, perhaps we can brew a pot especially for him! Samuel Adams December 16, 1773 In an attempt to transfer part of the cost of colonial administration to the American colonies, the British Parliament had enacted the Stamp Act in 1765 and the Townshend Acts in 1767. Eventually, opposition rose and forced withdrawal of these acts throug...
  • Beginning Of The War The British
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    Many countries have wars that affect them in one way or another. Now, the outcome is different, the outcome of any war can totally change the way of life in a country or do nothing for it. A war that made a great impact on the united states of America was the revolutionary war. The revolutionary war was the united states way of moving towards independence. Americans were under the control of the British while this all started. The main point of the revolution was so that the American people can ...
  • British Policies And The Tea Act
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    Boston Tea Party When the Boston Tea Party occurred on the evening of December 16, 1773, it was the culmination of many years of bad feeling between the British government and her American colonies. The controversy between the two always seemed to hinge on the taxes, which Great Britain required for the upkeep of the American colonies. Starting in 1765, the Stamp Act was intended by Parliament to provide the funds necessary to keep peace between the American settlers and the Native American popu...
  • British Tea
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    Boston Tea Party - by m. ems The Boston Tea Party is considered to be the boiling point in a series of events leading up to the revolutionary war against the British. When a group of devout colonists, boarded British tea ships and unloaded their cargo into the Boston harbor, America would be changed forever. What was, at first, seen as an act of mischievous rebellion, turned out to be one of the most influential events in America's revolutionary history. It not only crippled the already struggli...
  • Opium In China
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    In the 1800's Britain was a powerhouse, and China was full of themselves. When these two characteristics mix you know theres bound to be trouble. China had isolated themselves from the rest of the world and just stayed in their country with the notion that they were the best. No matter who you are or how much land you have, china was the best. So when the British tried to come in contact with the Chinese about trade, the British where insulted by the Chinese. The Chinese believed that the Britis...
  • Biker Gangs Angels
    443 words
    In the course of human affairs, there comes a time when all ask themselves: Am I the driver, or am I the driven? As simple as the question may appear upon first inspection, further reflection reveals that the answer one chooses may in fact be false. With this in mind, my fellow Angels and I have embarked upon a world-wide crusade to answer this riddle. Are we the drivers -- leaders -- in our social culture, or are we the driven -- followers of the oracles of our present day representative republ...

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